The Tonight Show with Jay Leno welcomes Jill Scott tonight, Joan Osborne on Thursday, and Sting on Monday; The Late Show with David Letterman hosts Isaac Hayes tonight, and former Verve singer/songwriter Richard Ashcroft on Friday; Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher gets as un-PC as it gets with vegan-slayer Ted Nugent on Friday overnight; and The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn gives it up for the fantastic Grandaddy on Thursday overnight, and Shelia E. on Friday overnight.
New Releases Coming Tuesday, January 23:
and like the winds, young grasshopper, are subject to change ... .
Horace Andy - Wicked Dem A Burn: The Best of (Fuel 2000) 20-track collection from the reggae legend most recently a vocalist with Massive Attack
Autechre - Peel Sessions 2 (Warp)
Blenderhead - Figureheads on the forefront of Pop Culture (Tooth and Nail)
Blueline Music - A Working Title in Green (Fueled By Ramen) from Melbourne, Australia
John Coltrane - Coltrane for Lovers (Verve/Impulse) perfect Valentine's Day collection with three vocal selections with Johnny Hartman
Compton's Most Wanted - When We Was Bangin' (The Right Stuff) retrospective of their original gangster music to drive by
Death By Chocolate - Death by Chocolate (Jetset) featuring a cover of Cat Stevens' "If You Want To Sing Out Sing Out" made famous by the duet by Ruth Gordon and Bud Cort in the cult flick Harold and Maude
Diffuser - Injury Loves Melody (Hollywood) last heard on the Mission: Impossible 2 soundtrack
DJ Sharaz - Out of Nowhere (Streetbeat) new from this hot breaks-music producer
DJ Venom - House Blend Seven (Strictly Hype) hard house
The Donnas - The Donnas Turn 21 (Lookout) featuring a cover of Judas Priest's "Living after Midnight"
Earth Crisis - Last of the Sane (Victory) old and new rarities featuring cover versions of songs by Slayer, Dead Kennedys, Black Sabbath, the Rolling Stones, Misfits, and Led Zeppelin
Tim Easton - The Truth about Us (New West) featuring guests Victoria Williams, Marc Olson of the Jayhawks, and members of Wilco, That Dog, and American Music Club
15 Minutes - original motion picture soundtrack (1500 Records) this new Robert De Niro action-film soundtrack contains music from Prodigy, Gus Gus, Moby, Breakbeat Era, and a nifty cover of David Bowie's "Fame" by God Lives Underwater
The Flower Kings - Back in the World of Adventures (Inside Out/EBS)
Flying Blind - Push (Republic)
Foundation - Foundation (Fueled By Ramen) featuring members of Ann Baretta
Jerry Garcia Band - Don't Let Go (Grateful Dead/Arista) two-CD set recorded May 21, 1796, in San Francisco
Gentle Waves - Falling from Grace (Jeepster/Never) new EP from Isobel Campbell of Belle & Sebastian
Ghetto E - Ghetto Theater (TVT) debut solo album from the Dayton Family member with guests Bootleg, Esham, and MC Breed
Godhead - 2,000 Years of Human Error (Posthuman/Priority) first band on Marilyn Manson's new label, featuring a cover of "Eleanor Rigby"
The Gossip - That's Not What I Heard (Kill Rock Stars)
John Wesley Harding - Awake (Appleseed) re-issue from 1996 with four bonus tracks
George Harrison - All Things Must Pass (Capitol) 30th-anniversary edition remastered with five bonus tracks
The Invisible Circus - original motion picture soundtrack (Chapter III) with two new songs by Yo La Tengo written for the film
Etta James - Love Songs (Chess/MCA) new collection featuring her take on "Someone To Watch Over Me"
Josh Joplin Group - Useful Music (Artemis) produced by former Talking Head Jerry Harrison
Sleepy Labeef - Rockabilly Blues (Bullseye) 12 new tracks featuring his cover of Muddy Waters' "Manish Boy"
Christopher Lawrence - United States of Trance (Moonshine)
Jennifer Lopez - J. Lo (Epic)
Freddie Mercury - The Video Collection (Hollywood) 11-track collection of all the Queen vocalist's solo videos
The Moths - Lepid Opera (LunaSea)
Mouthwash - 1,000 Dreams (Hellcat)
Phunk Junkeez - Sex, Drugs, and Rap n' Roll (Trauma) with guest Sen Dog of Cypress Hill Primitive Radio Gods - White Hot Peach (What Are Records?)
Raging Slab - Dealer (Tee Pee) new CD or gatefold-sleeve LP
Cutty Ranks - Back with a Vengeance (Artists Only) the return of reggae dancehall's greatest
The Red Telephone - Cellar Songs (Raise Giant Frogs)
The Residents - Icky Flix (East Side Digital) DVD release
Mr. Short Khop - Da Khop Shop (Heavyweight/TVT) discovered by Ice Cube
Splunge - Room for Abuse (Jump Up) hot pop-punk ska from Europe
Sugar & Spice - original motion picture soundtrack (Trauma) with a cover of Tom Petty's "American Girl" by Cindy Alexander
U2 - "Stuck In a Moment" (IMPORT) second of a two-part CD five-inch single from the new album
various artists - Rarewerks (Astralwerks) featuring rare Air, Fatboy Slim, and Chemical Brothers tracks
Voice Of a Generation - Obligations to the Odd (Epitaph)
The Who - Thirty Years of Maximum R&B Live (MCA) two-and-a-half hour DVD re-issue featuring rare documentary footage, interviews, and live material from 1965 to 1989
Joel Xavier & Andy Lekker - Whoop! Records Progressive Trance (Topaz)